KXNT (840 kHz) is an AM radio station licensed to North Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. It is owned by Entercom and carries a talk radio format The station's studios are located in the unincorporated Clark County area of Spring Valley, while KXNT's transmitter is located near Nellis Air Force Base and serves the greater Las Vegas metropolitan area.
|City||North Las Vegas, Nevada|
|Broadcast area||Las Vegas metropolitan area|
|Branding||"NewsRadio 840 AM KXNT"|
|Slogan||"Las Vegas' most trusted source for entertainment, news, talk and sports"|
|Repeater(s)||100.5-2 KXQQ-HD2 (Las Vegas)|
|First air date||1986|
|Power||50,000 watts (day)|
25,000 watts (night)
|Former callsigns||KVEG (1986–1996)|
|Affiliations||CBS News Radio|
The Weather Channel
(Entercom License, LLC)
|Sister stations||KLUC-FM, KMXB, KXQQ-FM, KXTE, KXST|
KXNT is a Class B station operating on a clear channel frequency. WHAS in Louisville, Kentucky is the dominant Class A station on 840 AM, so KXNT must reduce its power at night, to avoid interfering with WHAS's signal. KXNT operates at 50,000 watts by day and 25,000 watts at night. KXNT has been granted an FCC construction permit to move to the KXST transmitter site and decrease night power to 10,000 watts.
KXNT airs both local and nationally syndicated talk shows. Weekday programs include This Morning, America's First News with Gordon Deal; Rush Limbaugh; Ben Shapiro; Dave Ramsey; Alan Stock and Coast to Coast AM with George Noory.
KVEG had a wide variety of talent including Sam Greenfield, Dominick Brascia, Lou Epton, Irwin Schiff and the syndicated Tom Leykis. In 1997, KVEG changed its call letters to KXNT with the "NT" standing for "News/Talk." The station moved to a more traditional talk radio line up, airing Rush Limbaugh and Coast to Coast AM previously heard on rival station 720 KDWN. Other shows included Dr. Laura and Bill Handel.
Between August 16, 2010 and September 4, 2015, programming on KXNT had been simulcast on its sister FM station 100.5 KXNT-FM, to give listeners who prefer FM that option. That station now airs a rhythmic hot adult contemporary format, under the new call sign KXQQ-FM, while 840 KXNT continues with its talk format on AM.
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